Friday, January 9, 2009

Inventor of the Hawaiian shirt passes away.

You'd be forgiven for never hearing of designer Alfred Shaheen.

Yet he inspired one of the most colourful, amusing and unforgettable styles of fashion ever known - the Hawaiian shirt.

Sadly the pioneering textile manufacturer has died at age 86, his family have confirmed. The complete article can be read HERE

Original Source article from: METRO.CO.UK

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